We have produced a special early edition of the Newsletter since next week is Thanksgiving holidays. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
ACEs ConnectionCalifornia Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity
NOVEMBER 22, 2019

SAVE THE DATE – ACEs Aware Website Launch

Article by Gail Kennedy, ACEs Connection staff

Join a live webinar with California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris and Department of Health Care Services Medical Director Dr. Karen Mark for a Medi-Cal provider introduction to the new ACEs Aware Initiative and the ACEsAware.org website.

The Office of the California Surgeon General and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in the first public unveiling of the initiative, will host a live webinar to share details of the new ACEs Aware Initiative for Medi-Cal providers on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 12:15 pm, PT.
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Expect more Tehama education summit addresses social-emotional learning.

Educators and community members converged Wednesday at Red Bluff’s State Theatre for the 11th annual Expect More Tehama education summit…
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Fresno project offers pregnant mothers of color hope to avoid preterm births.

Over the last few years, our community has given birth to innovative solution-driven projects to combat one stark fact: Fresno County ranks No. 1 on the list of California…
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Video: Counting the Central Valley.

The 2020 Census is fast approaching, and the stakes are high for California—political representation and federal funding are on the line. The San Joaquin Valley, with a population of 4.3 million, may be one of the state’s hardest-to-count.…
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Opinion: All doctors should practice trauma-informed care.

“Adverse childhood experiences are the single greatest unaddressed public health threat facing our nation today,” Dr. Robert Block, former president of the American Academy…
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California is facing a crisis: we rank near the bottom of states when it comes to our kids. And, education is where California is furthest behind other states.
Our K-12 schools have larger class sizes, fewer counselors and nurses, stripped-down course offerings, and fewer support services than almost every other state. Additionally, early learning has never been sufficiently prioritized. And, even with higher education, California, once heralded for its historic master plan, now trails many states in terms of investments and outcomes…



Are you looking for concrete guidance about how to make your primary care organization more trauma-informed?  If yes, join us as we introduce a new Change Package focused on the most current strategies, tools and resources for launching and growing a trauma-informed initiative in your primary care organization. This resource, the result of a three year initiative between the National Council for Behavioral Health and Kaiser Permanente, was developed by a transformation team of national experts, tested in a seven-team learning community, and is now ready for release to the Health Care community…
This newsletter is a joint effort between the
California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) and ACEs Connection

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